Surveys show VA hospitals improving

In the latest Medicare Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems patient survey, the Department of Veterans Affairs outperformed community hospitals in 10 of 11 different categories.

The report said that 54 percent of VA hospitals earned four or five stars, while only 35 percent of community hospitals did. That’s a hefty increase; just a few years ago, only 26 percent of VA hospitals rated four or five

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